School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA expected May 2019
Emphasis in Visual Communication Design
Contemporary Practices Scholarship Award Recipient
SAIC Recognition Merit Scholarship Recipient
Pre-college Programs: Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), University of the Arts (UArts), and Tyler School of Art
Chicago, Summer 2018
Pitched logo concepts and developed iconography for a brand refresh and logo re-design project. Collaborated on a self-initiated internal data visualization project. Executed signage and assisted with press checks for CME Group’s annual Global Financial Leadership Conference.
VCD Teaching Assistant
Chicago, January-May 2018
Advise sophomore students in Visual Communication design through participation in critiques, presentation of my work and creative direction, and mentorship.
Independent Print Contractor
Chicago, December 2017-June 2018
Produced premium letterpress printed wedding suites and event invitations. Completed a run of 200 luxurious hand-bound sample books as a gift for wedding planners at an exclusive open house.
Previously Print Assistant, September–December 2017.
Art Director Intern
Philadelphia, June-August 2017
Developed print layouts and digital decks for PECO, Fine Wine and Good Spirits and AmerisourceBergen. Pitched and executed social media skins and stationary for Tierney. Created and pitched a winning fully-integrated campaign with my team, ignite, to intern client KIND Snacks.
remote, Summer 2017
Created and posted the social media campaign across Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to garner entries and raise awareness about the 2017 STA 100 International Design Competition. View the 2017 winner's gallery at 100.sta-chicago.org.
Junior Graphic Designer
Souderton, PA, Winter 2016-17
Collaborated with the creative team to pitch and complete monthly social media posts for Steak-Umm, Utz, Good Health, Little Bites, and Salada Tea. Assisted on photoshoots and formated digital banners.Previously Design Intern, June–August 2016.
Chicago, IL, August 2018-current
President of our student chapter of AIGA starting Fall 2018. Previously Vice President for 2017-2018 academic year and Brand Identity Designer for the Spring 2017 Design Show.
Chicago, IL, January 2018-current
Lead the curation, design, and production of the bi-annual publication.Previously Lead Designer for Issue #7 and Art Director for Issue #8.
Professional Programs Committee Member
Chicago, IL, September 2018-current
2 Night Stand
Participant in the annual weekend creative hackathon for designers hosted by Bright Bright Great.
Excellence in Leadership Award, May 2018
Justyna Palka VCD Scholarship nominee & finalist, April 2018
2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) Semifinalist, July 2017
(Personal Identity System)
Dean’s List for Outstanding Sophomores, April 2017
Contemporary Practices Scholarship nominee & recipient, 2016
SAIC Scholars Program Student, 2016-current
SAIC Recognition Merit Scholarship recipient, 2015
Exhibitions & Publications
2018 VCD Design Show: “Show Don’t Tell” at the Chicago Design Museum Market, May 2018
Untitled Magazine, 2017
ARTBASH: Contemporary Practices Exhibition 2016, Alt-Space Installation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
FIRST Catalog, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2016